The situation of the workers of British American Tobacco (formerly Nobleza Piccardo) who were laid off nearly a month ago remains unchanged.
Interviewed by La Rel, Juan Martini, president of the Federation of Tobacco Workers of the Republic of Argentina (FTTRA), informed that there is no change in the situation of the workers of British American Tobacco (formerly Nobleza Piccardo) who were laid off nearly a month ago.
The company (formerly Nobleza Piccardo) decided unilaterally to begin outsourcing activities, laying of workers assigned to cigarette dispatching tasks at the plant located in the town of Martínez, Province of Buenos Aires.
In the distinctly agro-industrial region of northern Costa Rica, devoted primarily to pineapple and banana crops, more than 200 Chiquita Brands workers were illegally dismissed so that the transnational corporation could evict them and demolish their houses. We spoke about this with Didier Leitón Valverde, general secretary of the Union of Agricultural Plantation Workers (SITRAP).